Calculating expenses is one of the most important steps when deciding to do your business in another country. While it is easy do decrease some expenses like renting an office by using a virtual address instead, there are some expenses that are particular to every country individually. Doing business in Slovenia mostly requires that you employ someone within your company. Whether it is to oversee your administrative works before you are eligible for business immigration or if they have specific skills that you need in order to develop your product or services, it is good to know the minimal expenses you can expect when hiring staff in Slovenia.
Are you considering company registration in Slovenia?
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Opening a company in Slovenia
To do business in Europe, you can open a company in Slovenia. Non-EU citizens can open an LTD company with 7.500€ founding capital. You can use the capital later on when doing your business, also for paying salary to your employee.
Expenses of the gross salary of an employee
The current gross minimal salary in Slovenia is 886,63€ (January 2019). The salary of the employee consists of the NET salary (the amount that the employee actually receives) and the gross salary (the NET salary plus taxes and contributions).
The expenses that the company has with having a full-time employee
As an employer, you have to ensure to pay the gross salary with the additions of taxes and contributions. The contributions you would have to pay are:
- pension and disability insurance contributions,
- contributions for medical insurance,
- unemployment contributions
- maternity insurance contributions (for male and female employees).
As an employer, you would also have to pay contributions for work injury insurance.
In addition to the NET salary and the gross sum, you would also have to cover the expenses for the employee’s meals and transport to work. When calculating the minimal sum for the transport expenses, you would have to either pay the set sum per kilometer or the expense for the monthly ticket for public transportation.
To get a better understanding on what kind of expenses you can expect with different salary amounts, you can use our salary calculator.
Register a company with the support of Data d.o.o.
Here at Data d.o.o. we provide full support when it comes to business registration as well as further business conduct.
Our accountants will make sure that your employees’ salary calculations are done on time and in accordance with the Slovene legislation.
The legal department at Data can explain to you the contents of the employment contracts. They can also consult on salary expenses and other contributions you would have to pay to your employees.
We can also offer support when starting the company, by obtaining the necessary documents for company registration. You can also do the signing of the act of establishment in our office as we are a licensed VEM point.
Should your company require a business address, we can provide services of virtual office.
If you plan to open a company in Slovenia and have additional questions, send us an e-mail to [email protected]. You can also contact us over the phone 00386 1 6006 270 or 00386 40 530 718 (Viber, WhatsApp). You can also follow us on Facebook.
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